Borussia M'gladbach vs Juventus
|Date & Time||Wednesday October 21, 2015, 2:45 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Juventus 1/2 Draw 3/1 Borussia M'gladbach 8/1
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Juventus are looking to get back to the Champions League final after losing last year to Barcelona. Juve though have lost their leaders in Pirlo, Tevez and Vidal. The replacements havent quite filled their boots yet but the Serie A champs have shown signs of turning it around recently and started their good form in the Champions when beating Manchester City away from home and followed up that win with a win over Sevilla in the Champions League as well. When faced with quality sides in the league though they have struggled and Napoli and Inter Milan both were easily able to neutralise Juventus much vaunted attack.
This is an interesting match up as Borussia M'gladbach had a horrific start to the season where they lost their first six games in all competitions but have won four of their last five and their only loss was a last second loss to Manchester City in the Champions League. M'Gladbach have been impressive of late and I think they are really going to put it up to Juventus. With a solid backline and strong midfield I expect the germans to shut down Pogba and Kheidera in the midfield and force Juventus to play the flanks. The center backs for G'ladbach will eat up crosses and I think this game is going to be alot tighter than the bookies are labelling it.
Going to take the draw here. I think the Germans can frustrate Juventus and given the Serie A champs current struggles in front of goal it wouldnt surprise me at all if this one finished 0-0.